Sidewinder a.k.a. The Horned Rattlesnake Seen in Sloan Canyon, Nevada

Captured here is a sidewinder snake seen in Sloan Canyon just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.  Kurt Kuznicki, Wilderness Program Director for Friends of Nevada Wilderness (FNW), saw this sidewinder in the field.

Sidewinder in Sloan Canyon - Friends of Nevada Wilderness

Later this month, we will be working with FNW on a trail restoration project in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness Area with 150 volunteers from Zappos.com.  Friends of Nevada Wilderness is dedicated to preserving all qualified Nevada public lands as wilderness, protecting all present and potential wilderness from ongoing threats, informing the public about the values of and need for wilderness, and restoring and improving the management of wild lands.